The Future of Marvel Horror

Now DOCTOR STRANGE IN THE MULTIVERSE OF MADNESS has proven that Marvel can do Horror. It has been a known fact for decades that the genre could be handled properly in the comics but not before now that this could be translated onto the big screen. (DC has had greater success with its Horror properties.…

Shuma-Gorath’s Little Brother

The entity created by Robert E. Howard (of CONAN THE BARBARIAN fame), Shuma-Gorath, is one big, nasty piece of work. A Cthulhu-esque interdimensional creepazoid thingy obviously based on Cthulhu, immensely powerful, more or a less a god. No way, then, would Shuma-Gorath be *anybody’s* minion, no matter how powerful that person might be. In DOCTOR…

Zombie Dr. Strange

SPOILER WARNING for DOCTOR STRANGE IN THE MULTIVERSE OF MADNESS. My favorite character in the film is Zombie Doctor Strange. Granted this is still *our* Doctor Strange I’m talking about. This isn’t the brain-munching version of the character from the Marvel Zombies universe. It’s our Doctor Strange temporarily possessing the rotting corpse of an alter…

(Spoiler-Free) Movie Review: DOCTOR STRANGE IN THE MULTIVERSE OF MADNESS

Out of every Marvel movie that has come down the turnpike thus far, DOCTOR STRANGE IN THE MULTIVERSE OF MADNESS is the one that most ought to appeal to the Horror faithful, and to the vampire marks in particular. It doesn’t have a vampire in it, but it does have a zombie. Oh, and there…

Mummy Eggs

Not that a mummy laid an egg, no. Rather these are the sort of eggs that a mummy would have eaten, presumably before becoming a mummy. A dish called “eggah” if you will. From the linked article: “Eggah is the Egyptian version of a baked egg omelet. Archeologists have found that ancient Egyptians have been…

The Draugr

There’s a zombie in THE NORTHMAN. There are also witches and a vampire sword. I penned (well, keyboarded) an article this week over at our sister site WEREWOLVES.COM pointing out why it is a werewolf movie. (It is.) And in a separate article here on this site this week I profile that aforementioned vampire sword.…